Your Library Card enables You to access Extensive Online Research Tools and Downloads
These include: Newspapers, magazines, academic journals, book reviews, biographies, health resources, business journals, ancestry databases, and much more. All databases are available, without charge, at the Amesbury Public Library. Even better – most of these databases may be accessed directly from your home or office computer. For downloadable ebooks, audiobooks, and music, visit our Books, Music & More page.
Gale Databases: Available to all Massachusetts residents! Includes Encyclopedia Britannica and Acdemic OneFile as well as biography, newspaper, health, cooking, art, and many other encyclopedias, databases and educational resources.
American News from NewsBank: Find information on topics from a variety of news media including newspapers, blogs, videos and web-only content including the Daily News of Newburyport, Eagle-Tribune, & USA Today.
NEW! Amesbury Digital Newspapers: Includes Valuations List 1825-1892, Town Work Valuations List 1893-1918, Villager 1849-1883, Amesbury and Salisbury Villager 1883-1891, Town Records 1642, Weekly News 1881-1884.
Fold3: Access military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. You can combine records found on the site with what you have in your own albums and shoeboxes to create an online memorial for someone who served. Use your Amesbury barcode to log in.
Gale Databases: Includes popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, and multimedia material. Useful for general research and school projects. To search general resources, enter what you’re looking for and click “Search”. Or scroll down and click for specific subjects and resources, such as health, business, literature, and many more.
Learning Express Library: Offers preparation and practice for professional certification, licensing, and aptitude tests in health care, civil service/government, law enforcement, firefighting, EMS, military, and real estate, among others. It also offers preparation and practice for academic exams such as the ACT and SAT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, and MCAT.
Mango Languages: Learn everyday conversations at your own pace, at home or in the library. Over 40 foreign languages currently available as well as many and ESL courses. Mango also has an app you can download and use on the go!
NEW! NuWav: Need legal documents quickly and easily? With NuWav, you can handle most common legal issues with no assistance whatsoever; including divorce, bills of sale, leases, tenant/landlord agreements, medical documents, and much, much more.